Straight Pipe Kit by Banks®. Really uncork your exhaust system for racing, industrial uses or off-roading by replacing OEM exhaust muffler with this straight pipe. Remove the last vestiges of back pressure in your exhaust system with this pipe. Permits retention of catalytic converter.
- Straight through design for low back pressure, maximum power
- Not even remotely street legal
- Stainless Steel
- Does not replace catalytic converter
First and foremost, Banks is an engineering firm. Established in 1958, Banks has grown to 200+ employees on a 12-acre campus. The Mechanical Engineering Department, staffed with world-class automotive people, designs and tests the latest high performance equipment. In the Race Shop, Banks' special project vehicles feature cutting-edge diesel and gasoline development, multiple turbo applications, mind-boggling horsepower and head-turning style. Sophisticated electronic engineering technologies are applied to engine improvement in the rapidly growing Computer Systems Engineering Department. Gale Banks Engineering designs turbocharged engines from the centerline of the crankshaft out.
Gale Banks Engineering is the company others come to for advanced research and development, including "outside the box" projects for both product feasibility and image-generating media attention. Major automakers, including Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, Volvo and Pontiac, have relied on Banks' expertise and capabilities. When it comes to testing, Banks' engineers are as ruthless as they are uncompromising. Only the most advanced equipment and facilities are used for testing and re-testing existing products, production prototypes and experimental designs for performance, durability and compatibility. Ongoing testing ensures unparalleled functionality, product endurance and quality control.
The Banks difference is clearly demonstrated in its Manufacturing Division. While many aftermarket suppliers farm-out designs or assemble "grab-bag kits" from various sources, Banks manufactures to exacting specifications every product it designs. Gale Banks Engineering applies an unmatched combination of experience, capabilities and design/engineering/manufacturing savvy to provide automotive services and solutions that keep raising the aftermarket industry bar.
Banks® Exhaust Systems are US-made, each unit is precisely dyno-tuned and shaped to fit selected model and production year vehicle and deliver great increase in torque and horsepower. Even the polished muffler tip is built with T-304 premium stainless steel. Each exhaust system has an easy bolt-on installation and requires no modifications to the vehicle for the installation.